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CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 4:10am EST
. center for science in the public interest is doing that, but nothing has happened so far. legislation has a very long on- ramp. it takes a long time to make anybody do anything in congress. and part of that is due to corporate lobbying. other strategies, so far nothing. how about the farm bill? price subsidies create market distortion. it would be much better to get rid of all the subsidies and let every foodstuff reach it's appropriate market capitalization. that would work nicely. the problem is, the food industry would have a cow. the question is -- is that ok? is it ok for the food industry to have a cow? i think it is. finally, legal actions. this is the statement that got me to law school. the hyderabad statement. from an indian public health for. all significant advances in public health require and involve the use of law. when i heard that, i went, yes. that is exactly right. and that is why i came to hastings to get my masters. much shorter on-ramp. you can actually make something happen. you can do regulation through litigation. it is the most bang for your buck if you have cour
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> joining me from cambridge, massachusetts, a professor of planet tear science at m.i.t. and just this wednesday she testified before congress. it is great to speak with yo you{^l" ^}. for those who haven't had the benefit of watching your tech talk, will you tell me about your work, and everyone is watching about your work in planetary exploration. >> sure, tony, it's great to be here. to summarize it in a nutshell we want to know if there are other planets like earth out there. ranging from computer programming, and hubble telescope to planning separati e exploration. >> is there an earth twin out there? >> we don't have enough evidence to say anywhere near for sure there is an earth twin. but our data so far shows that small planets are common. they are everywhere we look. we do find small planets. >> what are bio signatures? and what do they tell us? >> well, bio signature gasses haven't yet been found on another planet beyond earth but they are gasses in an atmosphere that are produced by life. oxygen, what we need to survive, is here in huge quantities. without life on earth
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
works political science and international affairs. to see a guy with his experience and conviction, yet still his embrace and outreach to the united states, and frankly, to world leaders globally. he at one time could deal with the president's vision at the same time dealing with the president of libya and the he ad of the palestinian authority. he was a really man who reached widely for the purpose of bringing peace to this world. havebassador frazer, you met with many leaders from all over the world, particularly in africa. you have experience in kenya, zimbabwe, somalia. what did nelson mandela mean for africa? >> nelson mandela is the symbol of freedom in africa. many of the people across the continent rallied behind the veryapartheid struggle, a long struggle. remember, the national african congress actually started in 1914, and the country did not move to nonracial democratic governance until my 294, which was always the goal of the anc. and whether one is from nigeria or tanzania or closer to home, mozambique, across africa people rallied behind the anc in that struggle. i think
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
. men or women's brains. what about handling stress? which gend accident occur that better? the science -- which gender does that better? the science is in so stay tuned for that. ♪ ♪ i ied depend last weekend. ♪ it really made the difference between a morning around the house and getting a little exercise. unlike the bargain brand, depend gives you new fit-flex®, our best protection. it's a smooth and comfortable fit with more lycra strands. get your free sample at depend.com. [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen tthem. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. >>> good morning. it's friday, december 6. i'm elisabeth hasselbeck. this morning the world's mourning the loss of an icon. reaction to the passing of nelson mandela live from south africa. >>> and we now know the president's promise. you can keep your health care if you like it. it wasn't exactly true. we thought it was plowed ground. the
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
for careers in, what else? science and technology. >> things like our tutorial centers at both high schools, our college and career centers, extended library hours. and this year we've madeinvestm science equipment into our science labs in the schools. >> reporter: they're the success stories of today working to make these students the success stories of tomorrow. and you, of course, can still help by shopping on sites like ebay and amazon which will donate the money to charity. you can also take part in facebook's compassion research day. that takes place on thursday, and you can do that by logging on to your facebook page. in san jose, scott budman, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, scott. >>> well, great news today for tesla and anyone holding tesla stock. after shares plummeted following two car fires that ignited a federal investigation, tesla's stock rebounded in a major way today increasing by more than 16%. in fact, one auto analyst says shares are now undervalued. the rebound comes after a german safety inquiry concluded no concerns about two model "s" fires that happened in washing
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
laughs. we'll look at hardware. this is a show about science by scin histories. kyle hill is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge technology that can help to detect a concussion before it's too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. she was packaging that can one day replace
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
science monitor. walden,esentative greg on to make haitians and technology. communications and technology. >> a several live events to tell you about tomorrow morning. treasury secretary jack lew will be at the future will trust to discuss the state of financial reform. also on c-span2, members of the house and energy commerce subcommittee on energy and power will hear from energy regulatory commissioners. span330 eastern a.m. on c- we cover a hearing on unemployment benefits that are set to expire at the end of the month. >> from age eight, betty ford, then betty [inaudible] put on skits and plays and that led to eddington, vermont where she studied at the school of dance. these are some of her notecards. no bookstworks -- where she kept cards. she carried this with her to vermont, back to grand rapids, off to new york where she studied with martha graham and work with the powers modeling agency and back to grand rapids again. you will find a host of things that you would find in just about any organizer. brochures on dance costumes, one of her sketches of a costume for one of the dance
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 5:30am PST
the arts and sciences. there is luther burbank and jack london. there was a thing on the side. it says federal art project and has beginning and ending date. that is a wall which becomes a tomb stone. the artists themselves are becoming ghosts. that's what he's doing there. joseph danish. head of the projects, it is it was a wonderful time that he woke up every morning wondering how long it would last. they were being paid to produce public art. well, what happened of course is the war. the war came along. and roosevelt could see it coming. so, very few people understand the new deal segways into war. they beefed up the military bases like fort mason. my 1943, they are all killed. the war did what the new deal couldn't do, full employment. there were reports, it's still with mind numbing statistic. we have to rely on other people to do it. the these projects enriched the lives of millions of people and does so today all the time. i have become aware of it, but very few people are. i have also become aware extraordinary people. here's a dedication of roosevelt. on the left, who painted
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
terrestrial landing map en route to the moon. it's being haled as a major milestone to the science program. china will send someone to the moon in 2020 now that we can no longer send someone to the moon. >> we know what's there. we're worried about what they want to use it for at this point. what is this jade thing, it drives around? >> yeah, like a buggy that will go around and check out the surface. >> maybe if it drives everywhere it could find a moon rock more interesting than what we've got. if they could cover the whole rock, the whole satellite. >> maybe they're going to deliver packages. >> maybe they're going to do that. >> deliver amazon packages to the moon. >> i love the moon, it's beautiful. it makes you feel nice, but i'm done with the moon. we need to go somewhere else to make it interesting. >> one of these 40 billion earth like planets that are supposed to be out there nerds, listen up. the largest known private memorabilia collection from the "lord of the rings" collection will be released this week. there will also be props used by the evil ring reichs, prosthetic hobbit
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
science there. some guy you talked to told you that. >> he owns a company. 400 employees. >> yeah, but we can't use vivid video as an example. >> they have more than that. >> i want to talk about obama's polling number. he was interviewed by i think her name is barbara walters. a delightful woman. about his polling numbers and his popularity and his trustworthiness. let's roll this, shall we? >> are you worried you won't be able to get things done because of this lack of support? >> well, barbara, if you remember, i've gone up and down pretty consistently throughout. the good thing about when you're down is that usually when you nowhere to go but up. >> it's hard to sit opposite you, mr. president, and say this, but a lot of the criticism, it's personal. people just don't think you're trustworthy. >> i don't think that's true, barbara. the truth of the matter is i got re-elected. in part because people did think i was trustworthy and they knew i was working on their behalf. >> strange answer. >> yes. >> strange answer. strange prep for that answer, i have to say. >> really, what would you
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
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CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am EST
and that would have meant more support for girls in math and science because they were not doing as well as boys at one time and we managed to close that gap, that would have meant helping boys despite everything else, reading, writing, school engagement, classroom comportment, pretty good research, teachers have a bias against unruly students. understandable but these students can be 5 or 6 years old. i don't know if it is something we want to blame the boys for or punish them for, we want to make a classroom happy place for the manned room for their personalities and high spiritedness. we haven't done a good enough job with that. >> host: is there a shortage of male teachers and does this have an effect if there is? >> guest: there are few male teachers in elementary school. you have slightly more in high school but still this is a slight exaggeration but one critic of the current school system said schools are run by women for girls. an overstatement not my much. a lot feel that way. researchers interviewed boys, why did you leave school? why did you drop out? one little boy said i thought no
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
the world, the u.s. failed to score in the top 20 of reading, math, and science. randi weingarten says that that is because the u.s. has a higher poverty rate than other developed countries. hour.s just over one >> our guest is randi weingarten, president of the american federation of teachers. this is her first visit with the group. she got an early look at the joys of helping children learn to turn mother was a teacher. she earned degrees from cornell university and a law degree from cardozo school of law. she worked at a wall street law form -- law firm for several years. she taught in brooklyn while serving as counsel for the president of the united federation of teachers. she served as president for 12 years before her election as a ft president in 2008. that ends the biographical portion of the program. as always, we are on the record here. please no live blogging retweeting or other means of filing well this is underway. there is no embargo on the breakfast. our friends at c-span have agreed not to air video of the session until one hour after the broadcast is over to give repor
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 8:00am PST
walden told the christian science monitor that we are looking at real reform that is done a piece at a time, step by step. my guess is that it comes later next year. in your opinion is a piecemeal approach the best way to go? should that be the only way that the house can go? >> it appears to be. look, let's, first of all, get one thing clear. democrats were in charge 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 in the house of representatives. we never took the issue up. unfortunately now for our side, republicans are in charge and guess what, they're going to say how it is it's going to come about. here's the good thing. the good thing is they say they're going to do it. so if comprehensive immigration reform, thomas, you and i take any bill on comprehensive immigration. part is border security, the dream act, ag workers, future flows for the high tech industry and a pathway to legalization. so immigration reform is clearly -- you can clearly divide it up because there are different components that make up the package. look, as long as in the end none of the parts causes me any acid indigestion or il
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
for courts to overturn convictions based on science that is later debunked so on november 18th the san antonio four reunited and meeting the granddaughter for the first time and ready to makeup for lost time. >> it was a death in the family and births. marriages and just so many things over the years that we have missed. >> reporter: the road aheld won't be easy, the women have been released but not exonerated and there is that to fight, jobs to find and lives to rebuild. the four say as long as they stick together they will do all that and more. heidi docastra al jazeera san antonio. >> more than 2000 people who were wrongfully convicted have been exonerated in the past two decades and spent an average of ten years in prison and 30% of them have been exonerated by dna evidence. the president obama and first ladder were there and billy joel and santana and oprah singer, jazz musician herbie joncock and these are performers who influenced culture through the arts. and the flash mob military style, the u.s. airforce ban surprised visitors at the washington and space museum and it starte
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
and science. of the 34 developed countries involvedded in the study. u.s. ranked 26th in math, 21st in science and 17th in reading. that's despite the united states spending more for student than almost all other countries. the u.s. spends about $115,000 per student. the slovak republic spends about $53,000 a student. >>> no news may be good news for b.a.r.t. commuters. it's been ten day since the board asked union leaders to resubmit a revised contract without a disputed family leave provision. still no talk of the unions going on strike for the third time this year. it appears more and more likely that the unions will head to court to settle this contract dispute. >>> all right, pam. time about 7:12. a big meeting scheduled today on treasure island. why many people are being told they may have to pack up and move out of their homes. >>> devastating. >> a deadly shark attack in hawaii. >>> good morning. we're looking at a commute that's moderately heavy. as we look at 280 at the 880 interchange. you will see it's slow. coming up i will show you what the san mateo bridge looks like. >>> still
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
at 6:00 stop -- at 6:00. workers were injured in a hazmat incident. the science wing was evacuated. say two staffls members were taken to the hospital. they are expected to be ok. howard county firefighters are investigating what caused a two alarm townhouse fire. news chopper seven flew over that scene of the unoccupied home in clarksville. traffic in the area was blocked as the crews worked to get the fire under control. it spread to an adjoining townhouse and caused damage. one firefighter sustained minor injuries, but was not hospitalized. the red cross is now helping six displaced people. >> we are checking traffic on this monday. right now, we are looking at volume areas -- volume delays around the area. the heaviest traffic on the inner loop through bethesda- silver spring. our latest incident on route one, a crash there. that should be out of the roadway. otherwise, just volume delays along the freeways. i-95 southbound, slow in several stretches between newington and woodbridge and beyond. a crash reported along the right side of the roadway. plenty of volume today on 66 out in
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
. hosted by the christian science monitor. this is just over one hour. >> our guest is randi weingarten, president of the american federation of teachers. this is her first visit with the group. she got an early look at the joys of helping children learn since her mother was a teacher. she earned degrees from cornell university and a law degree from cardozo school of law. she worked at a wall street law firm for several years. she taught history in brooklyn while serving as counsel for the president of the united federation of teachers. she served as president for 12 years before her election as aft president in 2008. that ends the biographical portion of the program. as always, we are on the record here. please no live blogging or tweeting or other means of filing well this is underway. there is no embargo on the breakfast. our friends at c-span have agreed not to air video of the session until one hour after the breakfast is over to give reporters time to file. give me a nonthreatening signal and i will call on one and all. low on the subtleties scale, but nonthreatening anyway. the n
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
work and some math and science, just about anyone can become one. this week is your chance to give it a shot, and don't let anyone tell you can't. jon: white house says they are making progress with healthcare.gov. they're just not there yet. jenna. jenna: more on this as we get it. peter, thank you. jon: there is growing outcry over what many see as an unintended side-effect of obamacare. to try to contain costs many of the new insurance plans are severely limiting access to some of the nation's top hospitals including two world-renowned cancer centers. joining us for more on all of this, bob cusack, managing editor for "the hill." we'll get to the hospital access question in just a second, bob but what do you think, first of all, of the newly-redesigned obamacare website? >> i think the story is shifting a little bit from the website problems because it is still getting better but as peter mentioned there still are problems but now the story is shifting to cost. remember the administration obamacare would reduce costs. certainly there will be winners and losers here. if you can't
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> welcome back. chaos is paving the way for jihadist as they fight in syria. there is concerns that those with tied to al qaeda are seizing the opportunity to set up shop. they're worried these groups could be a threat to israel and europe. including some of the same people fighting syrian president bashar al assad. needless to say, it's a tall order to expect immediate action from the white house. they say there are already strategies in place for the rise of the militant groups in the region. >>> the nsa says of course it's not spying on the cell phones of american citizens, but if it happens to be one of the five billion tracked every day, that pledge doesn't apply to you. top secret documents provided by edward snowden says they gather those billions of records from across the road and help them track the movements of certain people and uncover what may be dama dangerous. they say they do, incidently, obtain location information on certain phones. one manager told the post they gather information from
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
remember thinking in my head, huh, who is this guy? >> this is leo. as a kid, he was obsessed with science, astronomy, chemistry, physics, but became a father too soon. lost his job, then his home. >> at first, what did you think he wanted? >> i didn't think, you got the wrong guy. he said, hey, this may sound strange, i'm going to approach you with an offer. i'll give you $100 and you spend it however you want to or i'll present you with this new laptop and teach you how to code. instantly, i said in my mind, door number two. >> he would write code for hours, for days. on the banks of the hudson or in a corner nook in patrick's office. at night, patrick would go home and leo would go back outside. shelters just aren't his thing, which seem fine until winter blew in. how do you stay warm on those really bitter nights? >> a train station. loick tons of blankets. >> it's getting really cold. he's like, i'm good, man, let's keep going. >> see, patrick just wanted to get him employed and housed, but leo had other ideas. what did you want to do with this information he was teaching you? >> make
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
and effort, hopefully bob can retire at a more appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> is the national security agency infiltrating video games? documents released by former nsa contractor edward snowden she in 2008, the agency planted sleeper agents inside games like world of war craft and second life, amid concerns that those games could be used by terror groups to coordinate attacks. the documents were published today. i talked to spencer ackerman, u.s. national security editor at the guardian which was one of those who broke the story, and i asked him how a game like world of war craft could possibly be a hotbed for terrorist activity. >> world of war craft, like many other really popular addictive, immersive individual yvideo gam deeply, deeply richly developed fantasy game in which you go on quests along with your virtual friends and face things like weird creatures and other things that i don't know about because of course i would never play these types of games. no, never. >> would a terrorist group use such a game to launch an att
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
places, less generally. there's no science to it. one of the things that was irresponsibly sold was the idea that a certain idea of stops and frisks would make the city safer. if you double it the city would be twice as safe. it was bizarre and shouldn't have been put out there. >> you mentioned the counterterrorism. some argue it's very successful since there's not been a major terrorist attack. what is it that needs to happen in that unit. i think it needs to scale back the activities. the unit targeted the communities, not based on a suspicion of wrongdoing. people were muslim. they went to the mosque, they went to a halal butcher shop. these are the things used to target communities. we need to go back it a place where people civil people when there was a reason to do so. they don't go around collecting everything from the halal food restaurants. >> be more focused on it. ooep if it leads to know terrorist attack. >> you are assuming there's a causation between the wide net. >> last year the uniform chief of the intelligence division said that they had not had a single in th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
will do more of it in some places, a lot less of it generally but there is no science to it. one things that got irresponsibly sold is that a certain amount of stops and frifshingz would make the city safer and if you doubled that, the city would somehow be twice as safe. that was bizarre and should never have been put out there. >> you mentioned the counter terrorism formed after september 11th. some arguments, it's very successful especially since there has not been a major terror attack in new york city since then. what needs to happen with that unit? >> that unit needs to significantly scale back its activities. the unit has targeted entire communities, not based upon any suspicion of wrongdoing but simply because people were muslim, because they went to the mosque, because they prayed >> because they went to a halal butcher shop. these are the kind of things that have been used to target entire communities. we need to go back to a place where the police surveilled people when they had a reason to do so and don't just go around klegging those who go to the halal restaurants. >> if h
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
that his death was caused by polonium-210. french science tests found polonium found in the natural origin and did not cause the death. his widow reacts to conflicting reports. >> you can imagine to what extent i'm upset by these contradictions regarding the best european experts on the matt. what should one think. >> reporter: an document first reported that swiss scientists found high levels of polonium in blood and urine samples. arafat's widow, a french citizen, asked for a an inquiry eight years after his death. 60 tissue samples were collected and distributed to france, switzerland and russia. swiss scientists concluded that he was poisoned. >> they are characteristic of him having a dose of polonium just before he died. so those levels are about 36 times what you would expect in a normal person. >> reporter: according to palestinian officials russian scientists reported the amount of polonium in arafat's samples were inconclusive. france reports it could have come from naturally occurring gasses surrounding the too many. >> french officials say they'll continue their investigation.
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
their role that way. this is not to say that law is a science or a mechanical enterprise. you obviously know that it is not. we disagree on many things. sometimes we disagree incredible -- we disagree in predictable ways that follow in our own theories of how to interpret the law, constitution, statutes. all of those are so different in thinking about policy and the way people in the clinical branches do. -- in the political branches do. that was when i was in my 30s. it was a different role. it was a different set of responsibilities. as a judge, i think about law and what i am doing and what i am called upon to do in a very different way. of all the things in my life that affect what i'm doing now, i honestly think that affected the least. one thing that i bring to the i guess table from those years is an understanding of how certain political processes work. sometimes it is relevant to particular cases that we may hear because of course, we do review a lot of executive branch decision-making. but other than that, the ways of thinking and the goals of what you are doing are pretty divergen
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am PST
billion, wherever that came from, they are raging it's yots. >> i like your science. some guy you talked to told you this. >> he owns a company with employees -- >> he's a full service -- >> we can't use vivid video as an example. >> they have more than that. >> obama was interviewed by, i think her name is barbara walters, a delightful woman, about his pulling numbers and his popularity and trustworthiness. let's roll this. >> are you worried you won't be able to get things done because of this lack of support? >> well, barbara, if you remember, i've gone up and done pretty consistently throughout. the good thing when you're down, usually you got nowhere to go but up. >> it's hard to sit opposite you, mr. president, but a lot of the criticism is personal. people just don't think you're trustworthy. >> well, i don't think that true, barbara. the truth of the matter is i got re-elected because people thought i was trustworthy and working on their behalf. >> strange answer. strange prep for that answer, i have to say. >> what would you -- >> i think what we could have said is, barbara, i'v
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
go. you know, from a young age. i definitely want to major in political science. become the mayor or something. make the situation better for other people. my name is justin, and i am your dividend. tonight. more than 141 million americans went shopping this thanksgiving holiday weekend. that's up two million from last year. americans spent about 57.4 billion over the four-day weekend. while sales were down slightly on black friday, thanksgiving sales helped increase the two-day total by 2.3%. no sooner shoppers shoppers fih devouring bargains in the stores and now millions will go on-line to get more sweet deals. it is called cyber monday. this year experts say it could break records. shoppers are expected to spend nearly $2 billion on-line tomorrow. but as michael finney reports, the event has stretched to nearly a week of digital door busters. >> some folks love the chaos. the thrill of the hunt and the festive atmosphere of black friday shopping. others, not so much. >> i don't go out on black friday. i do it on-line. >> cyber monday, that is fantastic. you don't have to worr
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
at a maximum right. you do your proper testing. and the type of things we're seeing isn't rocket science. web application development is a proven science. companies do it alt time. >> this does not need to be a silicon valley space project. this is bread and butter business application web site. i would agree with mr. kennedy in the five, $10 million range max. >> okay. so you could have built it for five or 10 million. extraordinarily, darrell issa yesterday said that he had testimony that apparently a large internet technology company offered the federal government, we will build your site for free. and the federal government passed on it. who was it? i was reading on-line, it was probably ibm because i think in 2010, the ceo was talking about yeah, we offered the federal government to build it for them, but they passed. think about that. we could have saved a billion dollars. it could have been done by ibm, the gold standard in that kind of technology and we passed. what? well, maybe there is no incentive in washington to save money or do it right. >> and david kennedy, who you heard from,
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
this looks like science-fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> there's the package. >> you get your package. we can do half hour delivery. designee said years away but he went on to say maybe four or five. he said the plan is not practical and wouldn't work for all items. >> he's one of the new tech geniuses. i got to say, this is a good indication that this guy, just like steve jobs before him, dropping a lot of acid. dropping a lot of acid because that will never happen. >> you have a tremendous tree line here. i can't quite get the drone in. what about a parking lot. >> how do you get it to -- >> does not happen. >> weekly reader things there will be flying cars by the end of the century. >> are you still reading "weekly reader." >> i still read "weekly reader." >> amazon is amazing. >> how do you do it in a city. >> dropped to your whole building. >> they are amazon. >> they can do anything. >> they can do everything. order diapers and they are there by dinner time. >> they can be here before you get off the set. >> i often am
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
? >> we're talking about delivery. there's an item going into the vehicle. i know this looks like science fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> so what's the next big thing? the only person who can answer those kinds of questions is our lor lorie siegel. >> i think right now we're hearing a lot about personalization technology. almost siri-like apps. they almost anticipate what you want, which is pretty interesting. we spoke last week about a technology where you walk into the store, your phone knows your purchasing history and it will give you a push notification and say, hey, you might want to check this out. that kind of stuff is in the works. tech is moving so far beyond the smartphone. it's not just the hot new apps. we're talking robots and drones. it's an interesting time for technology. >> i think we've done stories on auto plants that have replaced workers with robots. now you see drones, having drones with the ability to deliver packages. behind the steak and shake, when does all of this take place? >> these are all great id
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:30am EST
judge describing their role that way. it is not to say that law is a science or a mechanical enterprise. you obviously know that it is not. we disagree on many things. sometimes we disagree incredible ways that follow from -- predictable ways that follow in our own theories of how to interpret the law, constitution, tatutes. all of those are so different in thinking about policy and the way people in the clinical branches do. -- elliptical branches do. that was when i was in my 30s. it was a different role. it was a different set of responsibilities. as the judge, i think about law and what i am doing and what i am called upon to do in a very different way. of all the things in my life that affect what i'm doing now, i honestly think that affected the least. one thing that i bring to the table from those years is an understanding of how certain political processes work. sometimes it is relevant to particular cases that we may hear because of course, we do review a lot of executive branch decision-making. but other than that, the ways of thinking and the goals of what you are doing are p
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
. one of the most important reasons why we need to churn out kids with science degrees, engineering degrees. all of this time we're wasting on different things, it's a critical thing. that's where the jobs will be. some of these other jobs that will be replaced, i don't know. if your skill sets aren't there, i don't know where you're going to land in this economy. in the next five to ten years people better make a point of making sure their kids are prepared or they themselves are prepared. >> i've got to end it there. breaking news with jay carney. to the business panel men, thank you so much. >>> "fast & furious." you knew him from the films. people mourning the death of paul walker killed in that fiery cash crash over the weekend. we'll break down the latest on the investigation. >>> oh, so smooth on camera. the legendary ron burgundy playing a real life snuz anchor. i would have loved to have been that woman. >> now jared joins with us a first look at the forecast. jared, how are you? >> very well, ron, how about yourself. >> i'm doing great. last time i saw you, you were a lot
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
retire at a more appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> "lose a boss" segment tonight. unemployment's dropped from 7.3% to 7%. good news for the country. in other economic developments, more than 4 million americans have been out of work more than four months, more than 11 million are looking for jobs and wages are stagnant. here to put it in perspective, fox business anchor lou dobbs. so, the jobs situation's getting better? >> absolutely, it is getting better. it's slow, it's incremental. it's barely better than a year ago, but it is better, and we're seeing -- >> is it better because of christmas, though? is that what this november number is? >> no, no. >> people hire for christmas. >> no, because what we're seeing, bill, over the last three years, we are seeing a steady increase, and i'm talking about 5,000 jobs a month, just about, improvement in job creation. >> what kind of jobs are they? >> we're talking now about manufacturing jobs coming back as well as services. >> and why is this happening? >> it's happening because fundam
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
. they address wide range of topics including science and culture. started in monterey in 1990 but grew so big. the main conference is now held in long beach. past presenters include the google founders along with president bill clinton. >>> now for a look at the markets. live at cnbc world headquarters. >> the dow closing down 94 points on tuesday. and after three straight days of losses, investors may get a break today, futures pointing to a higher open across the board this morning, european markets are also gaining. >>> the keyword today, cold. >> yes, and bundle up as you can see the temperatures around the bay area, 20s, 30s to near 40 closer to the water. but taking in the cold spot around the area. you can see out toward the sierra, zero this morning, san jose, 39 degrees right now. and parts of the south bay as you head south of san jose, temperatures at or close to freezing. and around the peninsula, temperatures also in the low 30s and atherton, 34, in redwood city, and san mateo near the airport quite cold. coldest temperatures so far, our own christy smith where it's 28 degrees, d
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
are down four spots in science coming in at 24. and they slipped another -- >> this is unbelievable. >> ten spots -- >> look at that. >> to 21st when it comes to reading. several chinese cities as well as japan and singapore saw their students improve significantly. >> willie geist, your mom has been involved in educational reform. we were talking about mike bloomberg who dedicated four years to it. the gates spent billions and billions of dollars and the only thing -- not the only thing but one of the main things they learned reducing class sides. they spent billions of dollars on that. that doesn't work. man, the past four years when it seems everybody's focus has turned to education reform in a big way, just been disastrous, not disastrous but terrible. our state of the union are getting worse and worse. >> this is a trajectory we've seen for more than a decade. it goes back. maybe you say we'll give the reforms of the last few years to settle in. reaction to this study was amazing. you have all these special interest groups saying it's not our fault. it's not the fact that we're teachin
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
's security. of that combining that and to a solution to fix a problem is energizing. science fiction and reality is looking to come next year. >>: cape slate kron 4 news. >>james: at 440 a less talk about the weather. it is freezing out there. >>anny: in fact a lot of locations are below freezing this morning. temperatures and a bottle right now. these are some of the coldest spot. napa at 19 degrees. santa rosa and 273 of vallejo your cold at 23% concord the morning till you're at a frigid 27 degrees. you see, our record lows this morning. i think we will set some new ones. already we are looking at in a record low and napa up. we are expected to go down to 18 and a record vote on this date was 26 degrees. san jose also so far tying its but i think we could potentially said some new records once again temperatures are running in lot colder this morning compared to 24 hours ago. here's your 24-hour temperature change. livermore you are seeing that chill. 11 and vallejo. fairfield 10 degrees cooler, redwood city 9 degrees cooler. san jose 7 degrees colder. morning lows are expected to
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
recognizes the gentleman from alabama, mr. brooks, for five minutes. mr. speaker, the science space and technology committee recently held a hearing on healthcare.gov cybersecurity threats. our bipartisan expert witness panel included dr. frederick check, a computer science professor at s.m.u., dr. ruben, a computer science professor at johns hopkins university, david kennedy, former chief security officer of dibold incorporated and currently the principal security consultant for trusted sec, and morgan write, formerly with cisco security and now c.e.o. of crowd sourced investigations. now i'm not a cybersecurity expert, but i can read the words of those who are. the s.s.t. committee's hearing charter informs members that in order to fully use healthcare.gov, american citizens must input or verify highly personal information such as date of birth and social security numbers for all family members, household salary, debt information, credit card information, place of employment, home addresses, and the like. information that is a treasure-trove for cybercriminals and identity thieves
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: this was touted as the biggest day of the year for online shopping, as hundreds of retailers tried to lure millions of holiday shoppers on cyber monday. early numbers suggested a sharp increase over last year, after a four-day holiday weekend that turned out to be disappointing. in a few minutes, we'll take a deeper look at the numbers and retailers' prospects. the u.s. supreme court declined today to decide whether big online retailers have to collect state sales taxes. the justices turned away appeals from amazon and overstock.com after they lost a case in new york state. in the absence of a national ruling, more states may try to tax sales on the internet. a new york commuter tr
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
differently, though, it seems. >> yes. the science is still very much not conclusive regarding that. there have been no real solid tests of these kinds of devices which can be manipulated to have a lot of nicotine, a little bit of nicotine and new york city is really kind of following the lead of many, many -- well, many jurisdictions throughout the country and three states. currently 20 million americans live in states or local jurisdictions where tobacco products are treated just like e cigarettes. and we're just kind of catching up. we think it's important to not have a situation where we're renormalizing the act of smoking. and also gets in the way of us doing proper -- proper enforcement of the current anti-smoking bills we have now, because they look-alike. this is causing confusion. we want to err on the side of caution as many states and localities have already done. we think this is a prudent next step to make sure we do not renormalize smoking and have people subject to these vapors which are very much unknown. >> thinking back to the original smoking ban you referred to,
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
take tests to see how they're doing in math, science, and reading. a look at the most recent results in math. shanghai, china topped the list, tested way above average. u.s. students came in 26th, below average. in reading, shanghai tops again, u.s. finishing 17th. and in science, guess who. shanghai. u.s. students came in at number 21. i talked to two education experts to find out why u.s. students are falling behind and what we can do to fix that. michelle reed, former chancellor of d.c. public schools and steve perry, principal of capital prep magnet school in connecticut. i asked steve what he thinks the biggest problem is. >> we know what it's not, it's not the kids. kids are manufactured the same way they've always been. even in america we find that the states that have the highest performance have the highest standards and highest expectations, not just the states but the schools themselves. we have this middle class malaise where students are expected not to have homework, not to be pushed because that makes them feel uncomfortable. where in other countries, comfort is not wh
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
years ago, but he works in his time, not ours. we're free. >> the so-called junk science that put the kellers in prison for 21 years is the target of a test of law allowing convictions to be challenged. the law has been in effect for three months in a state where wrongful convictions are the most numerous in the country. >> in san antonio three women won their freedom in late november. these women were imprisoned for 16 years. the four women were convicted of satanic ritual abuse of two children, one who later recanted her story. just as in mc-keller's case a medical expert admitted to erownous forensic testing. >> i felt like everything we claimed did not happen. and for her to basically say that, you know, there was no - that there is no evidence or it was faulty i kind of felt like - how come nobody listened. >> while the women and mc-keller have been freed, they have not been exonerated. for that another legal battle laws's limits. >> that was heidi jo-castro in austin texas. >> and it will be a difficult road ahead for the u.s. men's soccer team and jith john henry smith is h
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
, america scores 26th in math. 17th in reading and 21 in science. >> okay. it may be average in most areas, but it did rank near the top in spending at number five. >> yes. >> are we getting most bang for our buck here? >> so this is a little troubling. the report notes that spending does not necessarily correlate to higher scores. so the united states spends between the ages of 6 and 15 $115,000 per student. to put that in some context, the slovak republic has scores similar to ours, and they only spend $53,000. >> that's extraordinary when you think about how much we're spending and what we're getting. the importance of these findings, julia, put this into perspective. what does it say about our educational system, and should we be worried about those low math scores and the way we're coming in against everybody else on pretty much every other barometer? >> so it is a little bit concerning, but to put it in more context, the united states has never really done well on these sorts of international assessments. since the '60s and '70s, we've scored in the middle or bottom of international
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
like a lot of science fiction, but amazon believes -- is this for real, ryan? >> wolf, jeff bezos is touting this as if it's very real. he says in four or five years, he hopes to be able to get your order to your door with a drone within a half hour after you place it. he's made point, click and shop a huge part of our lives. now amazon's ceo is promising delivery by drone. he unveiled his plan to cbs' "60 minutes". >> these are octocopters, but there's no reason they could be use as delivery vehicles. >> reporter: she says the vehicles they're developing can carry objects weighing up to five pounds, which he says covers 86% of the items they deliver. they can fly within 10 miles of any distribution center and they would be autonomous. that means no operator with a joystick. they'll program the coordinates of your house and it will fly there. but there are all sorts of potential pitfalls like how will they safeguard against from veers off-course and hitting us in the head? how will they avoid unknown obstacles on the roof? caitlin lee is a uav expert with ihs janes. what else can
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
it as technology evolved. then a gun you can print at home was considered science fiction, but now up against a deadline, the ban will lapse this monday. lawmakers in both parties punted on making any updates. >> the legislation that the house passed doesn't address the fact that somebody could sit in their house and print out a 3-d gun. >> exactly. this law was enacted 25 years ago, and technology has advanced to the point where people can make their own plastic guns. and this law does no prohibit that. >> reporter: some democrats in the senate say they'll try to close loophesand the ban on undetectable firearms but they have powerful, familiar opposition, the national rifle association which said in a statement "the nra strongly opposes any expansion of the undetectable firearms act. including applying the ufa to magazines, gun parts, or the development of new technologies." lots of lawmakers, mostly republicans, agree with the nra. >> we need to make certain that the american people are safe. at the same time, we need to respect and appreciate that the second amendment to the constitution
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
by bigger and bigger storms would need to focus on the science of communities. i would also propose we strengthen the emergency response capacity of the local mission. i know ms. steele has been strong the development aspect of supportive of the construction efforts that have gone there. i don't think they have the team and staff to respond to a three to five-year effort that's going to be there and i would say we look at mechanisms to assist her in her step in responding over the longer-term in assisting filipinas and developing. i will say it has been mentioned before, the filipino community has been quick to respond. it varies billion, very proud people and caring people and the government now is winding up in moving forward. recent leadership from the u.s., which i think they would welcome, they would be positioned well for the future. thank you. >> thank you so very much for the tremendous job catholic relief services is doing. we were fully briefed by joe curry while we were there and tom o'reilly took his bitterly around. we got to see the operation upfront and was extremely imp
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